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The Art of War: Illustrated Edition
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Tzu Sun Anthony Tucker-Jones
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The Art of War: Illustrated Edition

Tzu Sun Anthony Tucker-Jones


9781912392117

Bloomsbury


History;
Military history;
Military tactics;
Business strategy;
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176 pages

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A new illustrated edition of Sun Tzu's classic ancient Chinese meditation on military strategy and human psychology, with a new commentary that highlight its continued relevance for modern readers.

Poetic and immensely readable, The Art of War was written 2,500 years ago and the military manual is still relevant today. A fascinating historical document that sheds light on ancient warfare, it is also a profound meditation on human psychology, interrogating the subjects of leadership, self-discipline and self-awareness.

This new edition of the classic work is specially designed for modern readers. It includes an insightful introduction to the historical and philosophical context, and is accompanied by explanation and analysis of how Sun Tzu's lessons have been applied in some of the world's most famous battles. Renowned strategists from Field Marshal Montgomery to General Schwarzkopf have cited the book as an inspiration.

The ancient text, attributed to Sun Tzu, is divided into 13 chapters that provide a logical and strategic approach to conflict and competition. Each focuses on a different aspect of warfare, including the importance of planning, managing your forces, decision-making, knowing your strengths and weaknesses, the art of deception and understanding the power of information.

This edition, featuring more than 28 evocative photographs, offers a new perspective on a classic work and enables new generations to discover The Art of War and find new applications for the wisdom of Sun Tzu.

By:   Tzu Sun, Anthony Tucker-Jones
Imprint:   Bloomsbury
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 189mm,  Width: 189mm, 
ISBN:   9781912392117
ISBN 10:   1912392119
Pages:   176
Publication Date:   April 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Sun Tzu was a Chinese general, military strategist writer and philosopher who lived in the Eastern Zhou period of ancient China. Anthony Tucker-Jones started his career writing for the internationally renowned Jane's Defence Weekly and Jane's Intelligence Review. He writes extensively on warfare and regularly appears on Sky News, ITV, Channel Four, BBC Television, BBC Radio and the History Channel.


There's not a dated maxim or prescription in The Art of War * Newsweek *

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